Poem by Guillaume Apollinaire translated by Samuel Beckett recited by Steve Noettl inside his Toyota Yaris. Some French pronunciations were guffed up a bit, but nothing a drunk French man musters knot. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Poetry, Poem, Apollinaire, Beckett, Noettl, ZONE
LibriVox recording of "The Flood" by Émile Zola. Read by R. S. Steinberg. A well-to-do French farm family is destroyed by a flood. The story, thrilling to the very end, is told from the point of view of the family's 70-year-old patriarch. The story speaks of the helplessness of mankind in the face of the forces of nature. (Summary by Karen Merline) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LibriVox, audiobooks, short story, fiction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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A description of the conditions in the Nazi Concentration Camp D805.P7 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Political prisoners -- Germany. World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives. Sonnenburg (Slonsk,...
Librivox recording of The Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Selma Lagerlöf. Read by Lars Rolander. Selma Lagerlöf was born in Vaermland, Sweden, in 1858 and enjoyed a long and very successful career as a writer, receiving the Nobel-Price in Literature in 1909. She died in Vaermland in 1940. The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (Orig. Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige) is a famous work of fiction by Selma Lagerlöf, published in two parts in 1906 and 1907. The background for publication... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Swedish literature, Nobel Prize winning author, fiction, children, fantasy,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. Read by Bob Neufeld "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a short story by Washington Irving contained in his collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., written while he was living in Birmingham, England, and first published in 1820. It was based on a German folktale set in the Dutch culture of Post-Revolutionary War in New York State. With Irving's companion piece "Rip Van Winkle", it is among the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, short stories, fiction, horror, ghost stories, mystery, Ichabod Crane,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of THE WRECK OF THE GOLDEN MARY, by CHARLES DICKENS. Read by JAMES CARSON. A short story of a ship wreck in 1851 trying to round Cape Horn on its way to the California gold fields. Poignant and well written. (Summary by JCarson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, sea story, shipwreck Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton. Read by Bob Neufeld. Ethan Frome is a novel published in 1911 by the Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts, New England, where an unnamed narrator tells the story of his encounter with Ethan Frome, a man with dreams and desires that end in an ironic turn of events. ( Summary by Wikipedia ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox audio, wharton, novella Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Hannibal , by Jacob Abbott. Read by LibriVox volunteers. There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels desirous of informing himself of the leading outlines of their history, that he may know, in brief, what it was in their characters or their doings which has given them so widely-extended a fame. Consequently, great historical names alone are selected; and it has been the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, history, military history, ancient history, Carthage, Carthaginian, Punic War,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The Little Regiment.--Three miraculous soldiers.--A mystery of heroism.--An Indiana campaign.--A grey sleeve.--The veteran favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Fiction
LibriVox recording of Somme Battle Stories by Alec John Dawson. Read in English by David Wales Stories of World War I warfare, published in 1916 in the midst of the war. (That's why names of persons and units are literally "blanked" out.) Alec John Dawson (1872 - 1951), generally known as A. J. Dawson (pseudonyms Major Dawson, Howard Kerr, Nicholas Freydon) was an English author, traveller and novelist. During World War I he attained the rank of Major, and was awarded the MBE and... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, World War I, Europe, France, battle, warfare, somme
v.l-2. The Nabob.--v.3. Fromont and Risler; Robert Helmont.--v.4. Numa Roumestan. Rose and Ninette.--v.5. Little What's-His-Name.--v.6. The little parish church.--v.7. The evangelist.--v.8. Tartarin of Tarascon. Tartarin on the Alps. Artists wives.--v.9. Port-Tarascon. La Fedor.--v.l0. Sappho. Between the footlights. Arlatan's treasure.--v.11. Kings in exile.--v.12. Monday tales.--v.13. Letters from my mill. Letters to an absent one. Scenes and fancies.--v.14 Memories of a man of letters. Notes... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
LibriVox recording of Henry Ford's Own Story , by Rose Wilder Lane. Read by Lee Ann Howlett. Rose Wilder Lane was a newspaper reporter, free-lance writer, political activist, and the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the "Little House" series of popular children's books. In this biography of Henry Ford, Ms. Lane worked directly with Ford to tell his story from his birth to his founding of the Ford Motor Company and his use of modern assembly lines to mass produce his cars.... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librvox, audio, ford, biography Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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